All Nature & Outdoor Activities

Get your heart pumping! Speed along world-famous mountain bike trails, take in the magnificent views on a hike, or discover woodlands teeming with wildlife. Whether you have a need for speed or are looking to be inspired, get your thrills right where Scotland starts.


Newcastleton 7stanes - Newcastleton

Outdoor Activities

Newcastleton is one of the 7stanes mountain bike trail centres offering routes for beginners and those seeking a more adventurous ride.


Beirhope Alpacas - Kelso

Outdoor Activities

Nestled in the Cheviot Hills, Beirhope offers a stunning backdrop to meet or trek with Alpacas. Great fun for all.


Dawyck Botanic Garden - Stobo

Parks & Gardens

Dawyck Botanic Garden is an impressive Garden in the hills of the Scottish Borders with seasonal displays of colourful flowers and plants and breathtaking trees


Eyemouth Rib Trips - Eyemouth

Outdoor Activities

Gentle trips exploring our amazing coastline, or Fast Blast trips for thrill seekers.


Duns Castle Nature Reserve - Duns

Nature & Animals

Duns Castle Nature Reserve is surrounded by mixed woodland with two man-made lochs; Hen Loch and Mill Dam.


St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve - St Abbs

Nature & Animals

Breath-taking coastal headland with dramatic cliffs, famed for its seabird colonies!


Coldingham Sands - Coldingham

Nature & Animals

The award-winning Coldingham beach


Velvet Hall Alpacas - Innerleithen

Nature & Animals

Alpaca trekking in the Scottish Borders


The Lees Riverside - Coldstream

Low Level Walks

An easy walk along Mainly grassy and stone paths. Duration: 1.5miles/1 hour to complete


Newstead circular - Melrose

Nature & Animals

This walk may be short but makes up for it in heritage.


Baddingsgill Reservoir - West Linton

Nature & Animals

Baddinsgill Reservoir is a reservoir close to Carlops. The reservoir occupies about 23.7 hectares


Glencorse View and Great Glen Mystery Trail - Penicuik

Low Level Walks

A great walk for families or those wanting a short walk with magnificent views of Glencorse Reservoir. Distance 2.7 miles/1-1.5 hours


Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tea Room - Dunragit

Parks & Gardens

Glenwhan Gardens has been described as one of the most beautiful made gardens in Scotland with unique & stunning sea views across the Mull of…


The Tweed Valley Osprey Project - Glentress

Nature & Animals

Get close to magnificent ospreys at the Wild Watch viewing centre at Glentress and catch a glimpse of them on the webcam in season.


Crichope Linn - Thornhill

Nature & Animals

Crichope Linn is a stunning gorge and waterfall between Cample and Gatelawbridge.


Springfield Mill - Lasswade

Parks & Gardens

Lovely walks on Tarred pathway to riverside, suitable for wheelchairs, and whin pathways to woodlands, ponds and wildflower meadows


Glentress Forest - Ponds Trail - Glentress

Low Level Walks

Stroll around the enchanted Glentress ponds with lots of wildlife spotting opportunities en route.


Hoselaw Loch and Din Moss - Kelso

Nature & Animals

A Scottish wildlife Trust Reserve Central Borders Group. Their aim is to is to conserve and improve the wildlife of the Central Borders


Kayak and SUP Hire Scottish Borders - Selkirk

Outdoor Activities

Kayak & SUP HIre in the Scottish Borders. Based at St Marys Loch we hire out JOBE SUPS and PARADISE sit on kayaks.


Pentland Hills Regional Park (Flotterstone) - Penicuik

Scenic Views

One of the many places you can access the Pentland Hills Regional Park


RSPB Mersehead - Dumfries

Nature & Animals

A spectacular reserve, based on the Solway Firth.


Galloway Activity Centre - castle Douglas

Outdoor Activities

We are an Outdoor Activity Centre and Eco retreat providing wonderful self catering holidays and activities on the banks of Loch Ken.


St Abbs Charters - St Abbs

Outdoor Activities

Diving, snorkelling, swimming and wildlife tours in the pristine St Abbs Marine Reserve


Berwickshire Coastal Path - Cockburnspath

Outdoor Activities

The Berwickshire Coastal Path is one of Scotland's Great Trails starting at Cockburnspath in the north down to Berwick upon Tweed.


River Cree - Newton Stewart

Nature & Animals

The River Cree runs through Newton Stewart and into the Solway Firth, forming part of the natural boundary between the historical counties of Wigtownshire and…


Scottish Borders Donkey Sanctuary - Newtown St Boswells

Nature & Animals

A beautifully set Donkey Sanctuary in an 80 acre estate


Alemoor Loch - Hawick

Nature & Animals

Blackburn Falls - Newcastleton

Nature & Animals

The waterfalls on the Lang Gill and Black Burn were once a popular Liddesdale excursion but they are now seldom visited


Southerness Beach and Lighthouse - Southerness

Nature & Animals

The beach at Southerness is popular for its clean white sands, and is a great spot for paddling at high tide.


Tweed Valley Railway - Innerleithen

Low Level Walks

The Tweed Valley Railway Path is a linear route along the old railway line between Innerleithen and Peebles.